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Missing marks: MUBs halts examinations following students protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Business School-MUBs has halted the end of semester two examinations that were scheduled to start on Thursday this week. The MUBs Principal, Professor Juma Waswa Balunywa halted the exams following protests by the students over missing marks from the previous semester. “I appeal to …

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MUBS student ventures into stone quarrying

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 22-year-old female student of Makerere University Business School (MUBS) ventured into stone quarrying business during the nationwide lockdown. Charity Ainembabazi, a student of Business Administration, says the business enables her to earn sufficient income and has reversed her long story of struggles to earn …

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Students protest ban on carrying bags at campus

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students are protesting a move that stops them from carrying bags into universities. Following the Tuesday Kampala twin bomb explosions, several officers in charge of security and the university management issued directives stopping students from carrying bags to the campus as one of the measures …

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MUBS suspends student bags at campus following bomb explosions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Business School has suspended bags and backpacks at the university campus after a series of explosions in Kampala. On Tuesday morning, suicide bombers detonated two explosions; one at the IPS building along Parliamentary Avenue and another at the Central Police Station in Kampala. …

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Finance ministry approves UGX 4.92 Bn for MUBS staff

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has agreed to resolve the long-standing wage bill woes and salary discrepancies among academic staff at Makerere University Business School- MUBS.  According to a letter written by Patrick Ocailap, the Acting Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance, the …

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MUBS strike: Non-academic staff invigilating examinations

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Authorities at the Nakawa based Makerere University Business School- MUBS have insisted on issuing Examinations to students despite the ongoing industrial action by academic staff. Last week, academic staff at MUBS declared a sit-down strike due to the protracted salary discrepancies on public universities.    …

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MUBS final year students confused as lecturers strike

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Over 8,000 final year Students at the Nakawa based Makerere University Business School-MUBS are stranded following a strike by academic staff over salary discrepancies.  The academic staff have been threatening to strike since the government reopened education institutions for finalists on October 15, 2020, saying …

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Full list of Makerere University govt sponsored students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN |  Makerere University has released the official admission lists for government sponsored students for A ‘ Level applicants for the academic year 2020/2021. The courses listed are tenable at Makerere University and Makerere University Business School (MUBS) respectively. (See lists below) Also released …

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Brian Bagyenda asked for forgiveness after killing girlfriend- Witnesses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Brian Bagyenda asked for forgiveness after murdering his girlfriend, Enid Twijukye in 2016, the High Court Criminal division heard on Monday. Bagyenda is charged alongside Innocent Bainomugisha, a Cleaner and Vincent Rwahwire, a casual laborer for their roles in the murder of Twijukye, a former …

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MUBS staff run to court over salary disparities

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | At least 203 academic staff at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) have given management up to 15 days to pay their salary arrears. The staff through their lawyers Kesiime and Company Advocates want the university to pay 57.5 billion shillings arising from imposing …

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